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KCSMMHZ
Jun 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
the economy and improve relations with the west. >>> group of eight leaders are in northern ireland for their annual summit to discuss a wide range of issues including the conflict in syria. >>> "the guardian" newspaper says british agents spied on foreign politicians and officials in 2009 during a g-20 meeting in london. >>> iran's president-elect has held a news conference in tehran. hassan rouhani made a victory speech. he said his administration will rebuild the economy and improve relations with the international community. president-elect hassan rouhani held a news conference for the first time after winning majority of votes in friday's election. nearly 400 journalists attended. >> rouhani ime promised to improve the economy in relation to international. >> rouhani garnered 55% of more than votes. moderate and reformist groups came together to help him. but he'll have to work with hard-line conservatives if he wants to push his agenda forward as they occupy majority in the parliament. he'll be inaugurated in early august succeeded outgoing president mahmoud ahmadinejad. >>> l
KCSMMHZ
Jun 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
global economy. but at a hearing before congress on march 22nd, ben bernanke hinted at the possibility of scaling down the monetary easing policy. >> if we seek continued improvement and we have confidence that is going to be sustained, then we could in the next few meetings take a step down in our pace of purchases. >> the remarks triggered worldwide market volatility. the following day the nikkei and tokyo index stumbled. comments also changed the currently trends and the dollar briefly fell to the 93 yen level earlier this month. economists point out that chairman bernanke's comments could positively impact the japanese economy if it can get rid of market uncertainties. >> translator: once the u.s. policy direction becomes clear, investors may move more into riskier assets then the yen could again enter a declining trend and spur hopes for stock market advance. >>> it hasn't been long since the idea of 3d printing seem like pure fantasy. now the people who make these machines are displaying their latest models as one of the biggest manufacturing xpoes. about 2,000 compan
KCSMMHZ
Jun 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. money is cheaper than ever before. this ultra-lax policy help the u.s. economy get back on track again, but markets do expect a slow and to this money flooding, and bernanke could give an important hint. the market went up and down, and the dax closed lightly lower. >> let's take a look at wednesday's numbers. the dax was down by nearly .4% at 8190 seven. the euro stoxx 50 also lower, down by more than .6 %. the dow trading lower by nearly a full percent. looks like the losses are getting lower. the fed chair has been speaking, and he said the federal reserve could begin tapering its bond purchases and could end its program next year of economic growth remains strong. bad news for the markets there. investors do not like that, and the euro trading at this dollar at a value of $ 1.3273. >> will be back after the break. >> welcome back. returning to our top story in berlin this evening where security for president barack obama's visit is unprecedented. some have described it as berlin on lockdown, especially those people living in the downtown areas where they have to cooperate with the
KCSMMHZ
Jun 20, 2013 2:30pm PDT
elections. while the economy and iraq's kurdish north is booming, there is still no reliable power supply in baghdad. tangled cables apply electricity. he sewage system is ruined and streets and houses are in dire need of repair. that would mean work if it were for the -- if there went out for the constant violence. >> every time a device explodes, it takes work away from us for a week or two. no one comes to buy supplies. i have a family to feed. lex in the first round of provincial elections, the alliance prevailed, but it garnered fewer votes than the previous poll. there was voting in sunni regions that do discriminate against by the government, but many say it's not even about the sectarian conflict. it's just feuding politicians. >> i hope the elections bring change. there are no jobs. there's no electricity. i hope it gets better. >> at iraqi society is hobbled. although the people of iraq were able to cast ballots on thursday, they are not optimistic. >> markets have plunged after the u.s. federal reserve chairman said the central bank could and bond purchases next year if the econom
KCSMMHZ
Jun 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
at a resort in northern ireland to share thoughts on everything from the economy to the civil war in syria. they are spending the final hours of the annual g-8 summit talking about how to counter-terrorism and to deal with tax evasion. british prime minister wants them to quit paying ransom to kidnappers. he said that would cut off a main source of funding for terrorist organizations and reduce incentive to take civilians hostage. militant groups are have been active in africa and sahara region where foreign companies are extracting resources. gunman at a facility in january taking workers hostage. japanese, and french nationals were among those killed. u.s. president barack obama defended his government's top secret program to gather personal data to counter terrorism. he said the agency acted in compliance with the law. the g-8 leaders are also discuss ing the restriction of the ability of multinational corporations to avoid paying taxes. the leaders will issue a joint declaration later in the day to wrap up the summit. yahoo is the latest company to announce it's received deman
KCSMMHZ
Jun 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
american economy to help the global recovery. but christine lagarde is urging the bank to roll back its monetary easing in the future. the imf managing director spoke after releasing an annual report on the health of the u.s. economy. she said the feds quantitative easing helps the recover ne the u.s. and supports the global economy. >> there is no need to rush to exit from monetary accommodations given the still large output gap, gishton subdued growth that we have, and given the well-anchored inflation expectations. >> lagarde says the monetary easing should continue at least through the end of the year. the fed is buying $85 billion in bonds and other assets each month to lower borrowing costs and stimulate employment, but investors speculate it may start tapering off these stimulus measures. the imf report notes markets could overreact leading to a sharp increase in long-term interest rates and volatility of international markets. >>> united nations officials say they expect average life spe expectancy around the world to rise to almost 82 at the start of the next century and they e
KCSMMHZ
Jun 18, 2013 2:30pm PDT
diplomacy. >> talk on the global economy were less contentious. the g8 leaders say it is in better shape than last year but still needs growth. there is also agreement on working to put attacks havens out of business. they pledged more transparency to curtail tax evasion and avoidance worldwide. >> taxation is one of the big issues where the g-8 says they made progress today. >> tax evasion and avoidance were under discussion. invasion is illegal, avoidance is not, but sometimes the line between between them can be hard to draw. >> they are under fire for breaking the rules or pushing them to the limits. they want to make practices harder and tax havens from the caribbean to the heart of europe. click the picturesque villages technically in austria, but the only road in his from germany. there have never been border controls here making it easy to hide german money in the neighboring country with lower tax rates. >> there are about 4 billion euro in three banks here. more than 99% of the money comes from germany, most of it probably undeclared. clicks tax evasion has long been a global p
KCSMMHZ
Jun 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
roles to help boost the country's economy. they say the government will ask companies to do more to support female employees. the cabinet approved an annual report on gender equality. it says women are a potential pillar of economic growth as japan's economy undergoes drastic change. but the white paper says women in japan account for only 11% of managerial positions. that compares to 53% of the philippines and 43% in the united states. it says 28% of female employees in japan resign when they marry, 36% quit when they give birth to their first child. it notes that many who return to work can only get non-regular jobs. allow employees to balance work with raising children. >>> the family of a chinese human rights activist is living in fear about his latest campaign. chen guangcheng is scheduled to visit. chinese authorities may react with more harassment against members of his family. chen has spent years challenging authorities about forced abortions and sterilization under china's one-child policy. in 2005 they placed him under house arrest. he escaped last year and fled to the u.
KCSMMHZ
Jun 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
the american economy, and this prompted investors to buy the dollar. the u.s. currency is stronger against major currencies. dollar/yen right now at 97.94-98. euro/dollar right now is at 1.3207-3208. let's turn our attention to the stock market. now the possibility of the fed tapering its stimulus program caused global investors to be more risk averse. major european markets taking a london's ftse down by 2.3%. frankfurt down by 2.3% and cac403.3%. market players are also cautious as they received a mixed bag of economic data. the latest business activity report for the eurozone shows a contraction, but it's also the smallest downturn since march 2012. meanwhile, germany's producer price index fell more in may than in april. investors sold shares after receiving economic data showing the largest contraction in china's manufacturing activity in nine months. hong kong is one of the biggest losers. hang sang dropped 2.88%. japan were capped. the nikkei average wu down by 1.74%. on the decline in the asian markets, an expert in singapore says market players have become worried about le
KCSMMHZ
Jun 15, 2013 8:30am PDT
turkish economy has been booming under the prime minister, and that is also why he still has many supporters. >> i work here. i think we improved the district. >> but these authoritarian tactics will turn the entire district into a powder keg. >> but look at what the protesters are doing -- there have been fires everywhere. they broke the windows of my friend's shot over there. >> traces of this violence are everywhere around the square, but most of the demonstrators want peaceful protests. right now, they are preparing for another onslaught of water hoses and tear gas on the part of the police. more than 1000 people have been injured, and two have died in protests across the country. that has only strengthened the resolve of the activists. >> we want a government that is environmentally responsible and that follows the law, if government that helps overcome in justice and allows us more freedom and greater rights. >> a sit-in to save the trees has become a struggle for greater democracy in turkey. as darkness falls, another restless night begins. >> there are some debates that ar
KCSMMHZ
Jun 21, 2013 2:30pm PDT
major change in strategy. the central bank has been holding back from pumping money into the economy lately, worried about the risk of accumulating bad bets. onto markets, and european stock exchanges dropped for the fourth day in a row on friday, locking in the biggest weekly decline in 13 months. our correspondent sent us this trading -- the summary of the trading action on the frankfurt stock exchange. >> ee you is coming forth with the bank union. this was the only good news for traders. it is a very important project, they said, but besides these plans, the trading day was very weak. german stocks made only a brief move toward recovery after yesterday's selloff. the fed's announcement to reduce stimulus disappointed traders, and in addition, they also worried about the situation in the chinese banking sector. the week ended all in all with heavy losses. >> we stay in frankfurt for a closer look at the friday numbers. the dax was off i -- look at that -- 1.76%. also lower across the atlantic on the dow, which is trading up at this hour. the euro trading at a value of $ 1.31 51. b
KCSMMHZ
Jun 15, 2013 8:30pm PDT
country's economy. and normalizing their relations with the japanese could be the key to getting financial compensation for the years. north korean leaders may also have another goal. they may be hoping their new openness will help to achieve direct talks with the united states. takahide nagasuna, nhk world, pyongyang. >> up next the world weather forecast. ♪ >>> and that's it for this hour of "newsline." on behalf of our team, thank you for staying with us.
KCSMMHZ
Jun 22, 2013 3:30pm PDT
mid-sized businesses. japanese banks are turning to rapidly growing asian economies to expand their business operations. early last month, sumimoto mitsui banking corporation decided to invest about $1.5 billion in the lender bank tabungan pensiunan nasional. >>> japan's most revered mountain has been chosen as a unesco world heritage site. the iconic mt. fuji has become the country's 17th site to be awarded world heritage states. >> adopted. >> [ speaking foreign language ]. >> the world heritage committee decided to designate mt. fuji as a cultural heritage site at the meeting in the cambodian capital of phnom penh. members have been screening 30 heritage candidates. they have also endorsed other sites including the sand sea in namibia and mt. etna in italy. mt. fuji is japan's highest peak. it has been regarded as a sacred site for centuries. it also has been an inspiration for japanese art and culture. the governors of the prefectures of yamanashi and shizuoka, which straddle the mountain, expressed gratitude at the meeting. >> we'll continue to do our utmost to preserve the nat
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